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GARY, IN – The Gary SouthShore RailCats are pleased to announce a partnership with Anthem that brings an all new Rusty the RailCat to the Steel Yard this summer!

“A special thank you to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for partnering with us on the new look Rusty.” said RailCats General Manager Brian Lyter “We are really excited to send Rusty out into the community this year and for years to come!”

On top of being the face of the franchise at all 50 home games during the summer, Rusty makes hundreds of appearances a year at local schools, churches, hospitals, and other NW Indiana events. Fans can reach the RailCats at 219-882-BALL to inquire about community appearances with Rusty.

“Anthem is always looking for opportunities to partner with local organizations and be a trusted partner for the members of our community,” said Marcus White, Marketing Manager. “We are proud to support this initiative and look forward to seeing smiling fans enjoying the new look Rusty at the ballpark this year.”

About Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana

Anthem BlueCross BlueShield works with the state of Indiana to offer the Hoosier Healthwise (HHW), Hoosier Care Connect (HCC) and Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) health insurance programs for 386,000 Medicaid beneficiaries. HHW serves low-income families, pregnant women and children up to age 19. HIP covers residents age 19 through 64 including low-income families. Anthem has administered benefits and services for HHW since 2007 and HIP since 2008.

Celebrate the RailCats 16th Season on the South Shore by reserving your favorite seat at U.S. Steel Yard! For more information Season Ticket and Mini Plan packages call 219-882-2255 or visit


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A day at Steel Yard is non-stop fun, and that's even without the baseball! The RailCats promise a wide array of laugh-out-loud between inning entertainment, great giveaways, jaw-dropping fireworks and a family-first, kid-friendly atmosphere! RailCats fans come in all ages, shapes, and sizes, and the RailCats promise every fan will have fun. 

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Gary, IN 46402